Windings and Magnets...and the Guitar Became Electric
By Mario Milan
This is a comprehensive guide to guitar pickups, detailing their history and development in guitars such as Rickenbacker, Gibson, Fender, Gretsch, Danelectro, Epiphone as well as covering today's handcrafted replacement models with an overview of Japanese and European manufacturers. This book also includes a section comparing the innovations in guitars with those occurring in other fields, a 32 page color section showing the most popular models and diagrams of pickups and their components with explanations on how they effect the tone. Historically significant models created by George Beauchamp, Leo Fender, Seth Lover, Larry DiMarzio and Seymour Duncan are covered in detail.
178 pages, softbound